BENEFITS OF TEA TREE OIL:
Tea tree is also known as Melaleuca Alternifolia is found in New South Wales. Tea tree oil is extracted from this small tree oil. Tree oil is used for many natural purpose and is well known since many centuries.
Australians crush tea tree to extract oil and the constituent is in use for making medicine for cough and cold. Today in India the tree oil is available 100% pure but if you want 5-5.5% that is also available.
So here we will list some more uses of tree oil and it’s benefits for skin as well as health.
In our day to day life we are hit by small things which gives us little injury but can be more dangerous. If we do not take care of the wound on the spot it can be the site for all the bacteria.
It can be used as medicine as it will kill S.aureus and other bacteria that can infect your skin.
Procedure to use the tree oil as antiseptic are:
- Clean the wound with water or normal saline water.
- Mix one teaspoon of tea tree oil as well as coconut oil.
- Apply the mixture to the injury and then cover the wound with bandage.
- Repeat the same procedure untill your wound is healed.
Tea tree oil is very much effective in treatment of acne or pimple as it has benzoyl peroxide which is the most common anti-acne medication.
In another study of tea tree oil it has been found that applying this oil to acne lesion is three times more effective than applying placebo and it is found nearly six times effective in reducing severity.
Today tree oil is available on many medical stores as well as it is available online rather than purchasing you can also make you own acne treatment by adding one part of tea tree oil to nine part of water and apply it using cotton at Least two to three times in a day and you will yourself find difference on your face.
Soothe skin Inflammation:
Treating inflammation is another benefit of tea tree oil.
A common form of skin irritation is contact dermatitis which can occur if our skin comes in contact to nickel. It can be treated easily using home method to start with the making of home remedy is we will add 10 drops of tea tree oil to one spoon of olive oil and one spoon of melted coconut oil and then store it in a sealed container and then apply it on the affected area and this way you can completely vanish the wound.
According to study it reduces upto 40% of symptoms which are more then medicines.
Dandruff might not a huge problem but it should be treated as soon as possible as it can cause itchiness and greasiness. You start hating your hairs because of this dandruff severity.
Studies have shown that tea tree oil helps up to 40% to reduce dandruff and cleaning your hairs. To apply it you can add few drops of oil to shampoo while washing hair.
It is not clearly remarked that it is not for sure that it will reduce dandruff but it will not do any harm as it is natural treatment.
As we studied that tea tree oil have antibacterial effect it can also help to control underarm smell which is related to precipitation.
Sweat itself doesn’t smell but when secretion from your sweat glands combine with bacteria on your skin than it lead to smell what we call bad odor. Tea tree oil has bacteria fights property due to which it can act as natural alternative. It conceivably used for commercial antiperspirants and deodorants.
So it is a natural treatment of bad smell without having any negative impact.
Studies of tea tree oil have shown that it kills bacteria and virus which are responsible for causing illness these bacteria include E.coli, S.pneumoniae and H. inflenzae.
A study of tea tree oil also reveals that if we add tea tree oil to our normal cleansers boosted it’s effectiveness against E. Coli.
The simple recipe to natural hand sanitizer is:
add 5-6 drops of lavender essential oil to 30 drops of tree oil
with it 1 tablespoon witch hazel extract
8 ounces of pure aloe Vera gel
¼ spoon of vitamin E oil and now you hand sanitizer is ready for natural ingredients.
More benefits of sanitizer are https://www.health.state.mn.us/people/handhygiene/clean/howrub.html.
Many other benefits of tea tree oil are treat athlete’s foot, banish on mold fruits and vegetables, and relieve psoriasis.
One should not ingest tea tree oil as it might prove toxic to the health. Also tea tree oil should likely kept out of reach of children. Once an 18 yr boy had swallowed it accidentally and it proved hazardous.
So here we we have listed BENEFITS OF TEA TREE OIL as well as disadvantages of the oil.